Cancer Types in Jamaica

Did you know that cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death in Jamaica? Effective treatment is available. Most people use Conventional treatment that is very expensive and in most cases ineffective. Often cost for conventional treatments run into millions of dollars. This is detrimental to the average Jamaican who believes that is the only cancer treatment available. MistyBlue Cancer Care Foundations has brought research information to show residents of Westmoreland that there are many natural treatment options.

​Depending on the nature and stage of your cancer, you may be able to heal yourself with your organic food choices. Just a little time spent in research can show you that healing your cancer can be that simple. But you must inform yourself properly so you can know what natural treatments are available for the top cancers that plague Jamaicans, Help is available for even those with no money.

1.  Breast Cancer – According to The pathology of breast cancer in Jamaica: the national public health laboratory study, a 2010 study published in the West Indian Medical Journal, “breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women in Jamaica and has been for the past three decades… [W]ithin the Caribbean, Jamaica has been shown to have one of the highest rates.” October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month annually. There is support and real help. The Natural Treatment Experts has some info for you.

2.  Prostate Cancer – This is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among Jamaican adult males. Each year, the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) earmarks September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. A recent study on prostate cancer among Caribbean men of African descent has revealed there was a 270 per cent increase in the disease among Jamaican men between 1983 and 2007.  So, What can a prostate cancer survivor do?  Plenty.. There are choices for those who want to skip the conventional therapies.  Face Your Prostate Cancer Fears — Jamaica Observer article.  Check out what the Natural Treatments Experts Have to say HERE.

3.  Cervical Cancer – This is usually a slow-growing cancer that may not present symptoms, but can be detected with regular Pap smears. Cervical cancer is almost always caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Most adults have been infected with HPV at some time in their lives, but most infections clear up on their own. An HPV infection that doesn’t go away can cause cervical cancer in some women. Another risk factor is smoking, which can also increase the risk of cervical cancer among women infected with HPV.

4.  Lung Cancer – Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, but the disease can also affect those who have been exposed to the smoke. The most common types are small cell lung cancer, which means the cells look small under a microscope. It grows and spreads rapidly. About 1 of every 8 people with lung cancer has small cell lung cancer; non-small cell lung cancer means the cells are larger than the previous type mentioned. About 7 of every 8 people diagnosed with lung cancer have non-small cell lung cancer. It doesn’t grow and spread as fast as small cell lung cancer, and it’s treated differently.

TOGETHER WE CAN ACHIEVE MORE TO IMPROVE AND SUPPORT CANCER CARE IN WESTMORELAND.